Joey Barton, known for always expressing his feelings, took to the BBC to slam Manchester United star Wayne Rooney. His accusation is that Rooney is not a world class player because his mentality is all wrong.

When compared with the likes of former team mate Cristiano Ronaldo, he concludes that the United striker doesn’t have that will to succeed when compared with the current Ballon d’Or winner.

His interview, below, shows how Barton explains why top English footballers always fail to perform when compared to foreign players.

Insightful, but this might not get the best response from all his fellow countrymen…

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